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post #1 of 11
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Well - I had an extra Asus Vento 7700 laying around, and I just really wanted to attempt a first Case Mod. Though the original idea in my head was rather grand in scale - I decided to stick to basics first and try out what amounts to a new paintjob.

Let me know what you think here - as I found this whole process to be rather fun - so I know I want to improve my skills here and try again on something new.

Forgive me if there are too little - or too many pics here - or if I'm out of format a little...but I'm trying not to overload any single post.

This first group is the final result.




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Next is some of the original pics before I started taking it apart



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Stripping it down to the Chassis and and getting the panels seperated.




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You did nice but the paint looks sorta rough
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And now getting it primered and such




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post #6 of 11
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You did nice but the paint looks sorta rough
Yeah - There are some areas on it that got a little...um...errr...bad.

But - It was kind of a learning proicess and I can't wait to take another go at it. This case was totally expected to be a muligan, so I'm treating it as such.

This machine is pretty much going in a dark corner and under a desk to basicly hold excess crap on my home network...so looks were not that important.
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post #7 of 11
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Getting down to some paint here.

Note to self...USE BETTER QUALITY PAINT IN ALL FUTURE PROJECTS. If it'd meant to make neon "FOR SALE" signs - it's not gonna be very consistent on plastics.




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post #8 of 11
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And some more paint.

For some reason, every bug in the state of Arizona decided to try land in my work-

I ended up doing alot of repainting on this guy. So - Thats what I got.

I learned alot of do's and don'ts here - so my next attempt will hopefully make me a little happier in the end.




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Seriously though, it looks nice, even though I prefer the stock version myself.
    
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Seriously though, it looks nice, even though I prefer the stock version myself.
I really liked it stock as well - The placement of all the USB and Firewire ports, as well as the front door just made it a total pain every time I tried to do something.

I already switched out to a 900...so I really wanted to try out a mod - and since this was laying around....
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